"Nowadays, the iSCSI technology is quite popular in the storage
world. This article shows an iSCSI demo environment which consists
of one Debian Linux host and one Netapp Filer.We try to show the
most important features of this protocol.
"It is a network storage protocol above TCP/IP. This protocol
encapsulates SCSI data into TCP packets. iSCSI allows us to connect
a host to a storage array via a simple Ethernet connection (tape
drive). This solution is cheaper than the Fibre Channel SAN (Fibre
channel HBAs and switches are expensive)..."